Alabama DMH / Fiscal Manager III (Business Manager)

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JOB TITLE: Fiscal Manager III (Business Manager)
OPEN DATE: 1/20/2023
CLOSE DATE: 2/3/2023
JOB LOCATION: Department of Mental Health Region III Community Services 3280 Dauphin Street, Bldg. B, Suite 100 Mobile, AL 36606
NUMBER: 23-06
• Range 82 ($66,331.20 – $111,667.20 Annually).
• Salary will be commensurate with experience. Limitations apply to current State employees.

• 13 paid holidays.
• 13 sick leave days.
• 13 annual leave days accrued in the first year of employment.
• Longevity bonus annually after 5 years of employment
• Very low-cost health and dental insurance through the Alabama State Employee Insurance Board.
• Defined retirement benefit (not impacted by economic downturns) and a pre-retirement death benefit through the Retirement Systems of Alabama.
▪ After 1 year, the minimum amount of the pre-retirement death benefit paid to your designated beneficiary is at least equal to your current or previous fiscal year annual salary.

• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, preferably supplemented by professional certifications in accounting.
• 48 months or more experience in professional accounting, including…
• 24 months or more supervisory experience.
• Current permanent status as a Fiscal Manager I or Fiscal Manager II with the Alabama Department of Mental Health Exempt System, or Staff Accountant or Senior Accountant with the State Merit System.
• 48 months or more experience in professional accounting, including…
• 24 months or more supervisory experience.

• Develops the annual budget request and operations plan for the regional offices.
• Prepares monthly status reports on the budgets.
• Monitors spending and makes changes as necessary through quarterly budget revisions.
• Manages authorizations in the client database for provider payments.
• Oversees regional inventory.
• Supervises accounting assistant. Serves as liaison between providers and Central Office relating to billing contracts, State funding and provides technical assistance.

• Knowledge of federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to recipient services involving confidentiality, privacy, and other recipient rights issues.
• Knowledge of and ability to utilize accounting principles and business management.
• Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
• Knowledge of the state fiscal policies and procedures and state bid law.
• Ability to analyze problems and apply sound judgment.
• Ability to develop, recommend, and communicate policies.
• Ability to supervise staff.
• Ability to analyze budgets and revenue projections.
• Ability to utilize resources to meet specified deadlines.
• Ability to monitor contract performance.
• Ability to independently research assigned issues, identifying pertinent information, and formulate appropriate reporting mechanisms.
• Ability to enter data into multiple PC-based systems and databases.
• Ability to establish and maintain complex records, use coding and filing systems, retrieve and compile data, and develop reports.
• Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work activities.
• Ability to accomplish tasks with and through the work of others effectively.
• Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and electronically.
• Ability to provide training and technical assistance.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, stakeholders, agencies/providers, organizations, other state level staff, committees, and the public.
• Ability to use a personal computer, MS Office Software, and the internet.

• Applicants will be rated based on an evaluation of their job-related training, abilities, experience, and education, and should provide adequate work history identifying experiences related to the duties and minimum qualifications as mentioned above.
• All relevant information is subject to verification.
Drug screening and security clearances will be conducted on prospective applicants being given serious consideration for employment whose job requires direct contact with patients.

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Only work experience detailed on the application will be considered. Applications should be submitted by the deadline to be considered. Announcements open until filled will remain open until a sufficient applicant pool is obtained. Applications should be submitted as soon as possible to ensure the application will be considered for the position. Copies of License/Certifications should be uploaded with your application. A copy of the academic transcript is required. Appointment of successful candidate will be conditional based on receipt of the official transcript provided by the school, college, or university.


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